Universal Fiber Systems

As the first to market solution-dyed nylon in a broad color pallet, Universal Fibers? is a global leader in the production of uniquely colored and high-quality, solution-dyed synthetic filament-based fibers for the flooring, transportation, medical and industrial fiber industries. Universal Fibers?continues to lead the way with sustainable technologies that conserve energy and water, minimize waste, recycle post-industrial and post-consumer material and protect our environment. Our product offerings have been developed for enhanced production versatility, and include Nylon 6, Nylon 6,6, PTT, and PET in both single colors and multi-end specialties. That versatility is further strengthened with the capacity to quickly and cost-effectively meet orders of all sizes and technical specifications. As the largest exclusive producer of solution-dyed fibers, Universal Fibers?is committed to creating outstanding products, providing exceptional global service, and embracing our role as stewards of our natural environment.

Universal Fiber to Expand

Bristol, VA, December 13, 2005--Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner announced that Universal Fiber Systems, a leading producer of fibers and yarns for carpet, upholstery, automotive, industrial and other...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/universal-fiber-to-expand

Phil Harmon Named President of Universal Fibers

Bristol, VA, September 1, 2016—Universal Fiber Systems—which consists of two operating units, Universal Fibers and Premiere Fibers—has announced the appointment of Phil Harmon as pre...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/phil-harmon-named-president-of-universal-fi...

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Universal Fiber Systems

Miami, FL, October 5, 2015—Private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital, which also holds Lexmark and Northwest Carpets, has acquired Universal Fiber Systems (UFS).  UFS is headquartered ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hig-capital-acquires-universal-fiber-system...

Universal Fibers Acquires Filament Assets

Bristol, VA, Oct. 15, 2013 --  In support of its newly created Business Development Group and market diversification strategy, Universal Fibers has purchased the continuous filament bi-component ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/universal-fibers-acquires-filament-assets

Carpet Fiber Market Update: Raw material volatility returns to the market - March 2017

By Darius Helm Following two years of low oil and a fairly stable synthetic fiber market, conditions grew much more dynamic toward the end of last year, when OPEC along with some other major oil expo...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/carpet-fiber-market-update-raw-material-vol...

Floor Focus’ Frank O’Neill - The Week in the Floor Covering Industry

December 13, 2005—Floor Focus magazine publisher Frank O’Neill discusses: Tarkett’s acquisition of Johnsonite; the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Mohawk’s appeal of a civil racketeering lawsui...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/floor-focus-frank-oneill--the-week-i...

CARE Re-Elects Hurd Chairman of Board

Dalton, GA, Nov. 5, 2009--The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) said that Frank Hurd has been re-elected as chairman of the board. Hurd also serves as the vice president and COO for the Carpet and...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/care-reelects-hurd-chairman-of-board

CARE Gives Four Recycling Awards

Lansdowne, VA, April 30, 2009 - The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) honored four innovators in post-consumer carpet recycling at the organization's seventh Annual Conference.The recycling group ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/care-gives-four-recycling-awards

Fiber: Independent Producer Update - Mar 2016

By Darius Helm Last year, domestic fiber consumption was nearly flat in units, with commercial fiber slightly more active than residential fiber. However, increases in monomer and raw material capa...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/fiber-independent-producer-update--mar-2016

Floor Focus’ Kemp Harr, the Week in the Flooring Industry (35:33)

September 5, 2007—Kemp Harr, Publisher, Floor Focus magazine looks back that the past week in the floor covering industry discussing: An upcoming retail contest being launched by Floor Focus inv...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/floor-focus-kemp-harr-the-week-in-th...

2007 Sustainability Report - August/September 2007

By Darius Helm Regardless of the obstacles, the greening of the carpet industry has become an unstoppable force. The past year’s successes—and even its disappointments— highli...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/2007-sustainability-report--augustseptember...

Fiber Focus: Universal Fibers - March 2013

  Interview by Kemp Harr   Universal Fibers, a 43-year-old Virginia-based company, is a technically minded producer of performance carpet fiber and an innovator in solution-dyed fiber tec...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/fiber-focus-universal-fibers--march-2013

Universal Fibers: Bentley Park-President and CEO; Bill Goodman-VP of Sales and Marketing

April 10, 2008—Bentley Park, Bill Goodman and kemp Harr discuss Universal Fiber's post consumber nylon 6,6 fiber which is being sold under the Refresh Fibers brand name. Announced last year at N...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/universal-fibers-bentley-parkpreside...